Police collaborate on abnormal load movement

Seven police forces in the East have teamed up with the Metropolitan Police in an effort to coordinate the movement of abnormal loads through their counties, and to the edge of the capital, making it easier for hauliers to plan their journey movements outside of embargoed times. The borders between the forces, Essex, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, […]

National Highways faces having to remove infill in another historic railway bridge

National Highways may have to remove concrete used to fill in the space below a disused railway bridge in Norfolk after planning officers recommended retrospective planning permission be refused. The bridge at Congham was filled in in 2021, with engineers citing safety fears, but campaigners from HRE Group say “National Highways saw this structure as […]

£65m road upgrade on A11 completed

National Highways’ concrete reconstruction scheme on the A11 at Wymondham has been completed. The project involved the removal of the old concrete road surface and some of its foundations, before rebuilding with recycled material and a new asphalt top.       National Highways also used initiaitves to to reduce the CO2 emissions during construction. This includes recycling 60,000 […]

Junction improvements near Norwich get go-ahead

A National Highways project to improve the A47 – A11 Thickthorn Junction on the outskirts of Norwich has been granted development consent by the Transport Secretary.  The application involves the improvement of the interchange between the A47 and A11, improving access into Norwich. The project consists of two new uni-directional slip roads connecting the A11 […]

New plans to reduce congestion on A47 in Great Yarmouth go on show

The latest plans to cut congestion and improve safety on the A47 in Great Yarmouth have gone on display today as National Highways issues an update on proposed roundabout upgrades.  National Highways is upgrading six stretches of the A47 between Peterborough and Great Yarmouth as part of a multi-billion pound investment to improve journeys on England’s major A-road and motorways.     The section of A47 […]

Norwich could introduce congestion charge

Council representatives in Norfolk are considering introducing a congestion charge, a workplace parking levy and banning certain vehicles from the city centre as part of its strategic review into transport in the city. The Transforming Cities joint committee, consisting of councillors from Norfolk County Council and Norwich, Broadland and South Norfolk councils, has been asked to […]


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